The National Labor Relations Board's new members may face conflict of interest cries from business advocates owing to their union backgrounds after ethics concerns dogged ex-management lawyers in the last administration, though these issues are unlikely to trip up the new appointees, experts say.
New York City food delivery couriers are poised to get minimum pay and other rights and protections after city lawmakers passed new legislation, but attorneys for workers and employers both acknowledge the bills stop short of providing rights the workers would have as employees.
A high school football coach who claims that on-field prayers unlawfully cost him his job and a Christian college that says the "ministerial exception" should've precluded a professor's bias suit headline the list of employment cases the U.S. Supreme Court might agree to hear when its new term kicks off next month. Here, Law360 looks at four notable petitions awaiting the justices' action.
A theater workers union violated federal labor law by requiring workers to have a subpoena and ask permission in order to access contact information about others who used the union hiring hall, a National Labo... (more story)
A federal judge shut down New York City public school teachers' attempt to block the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate that requires them to get at least one jab within the next few days, saying their claims tha... (more story)
Management-side attorneys have predicted that a recent memo from the National Labor Relations Board's top prosecutor may discourage employers from settling cases and lead to more litigation, though union advoc... (more story)
A Massachusetts state court judge on Thursday denied a bid by the state's police union to block Gov. Charlie Baker's vaccine mandate for executive branch employees, saying the public health benefits outweigh a... (more story)
A National Labor Relations Board judge slammed a union-side attorney Thursday for making "unfounded ad hominem attacks" accusing the agency official of engaging in bias during a hearing in a case involving the... (more story)
The New York City Council on Thursday passed a legislative package to improve working conditions for food delivery couriers employed by apps such as Grubhub and Uber Eats, saying the six bills will help set mi... (more story)
An Arizona federal court gave an early nod Thursday to a nearly $8 million settlement between a United Food and Commercial Workers pension plan and a worker suing on behalf of nearly 400 retirees who claimed t... (more story)
A Kentucky federal judge declined to provide a preliminary injunction to a group of hospital workers attempting to block their employer's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, ruling Friday that they have neither shown th... (more story)
A California federal judge sustained a Batson challenge during jury selection Friday raised by counsel for a Black ex-Tesla worker claiming that the electric vehicle company's Northern California factory was a... (more story)
A former Tinder executive must arbitrate her claims that the dating app company mistreated and fired her for speaking up about her sexual assault by its parent company's then-CEO, the Ninth Circuit decided Friday.
As the 2021 fiscal year begins to draw to a close, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has unloosed an avalanche of lawsuits. It filed multiple disability suits related to the COVID-19 pandemic, h... (more story)
Yale University agreed to settle a disability and genetic information bias suit alleging it unlawfully used financial penalties to coerce workers into a wellness program, with a Connecticut federal judge givin... (more story)
A New York federal court held that an arbitration clause in a former SportsNet New York commentator's employment contract preempted him from suing the network over his claims that he was pulled off a panel and... (more story)
A Seventh Circuit panel on Friday suggested Walmart hasn't "come to grips" with the evidence presented at a trial in which jurors found the retailer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by pushing out ... (more story)
A Third Circuit judge has sent a strong signal that it's time for Congress to revamp a 96-year-old federal law's provision freeing certain transportation workers from workplace arbitration clauses, given that ... (more story)
Five universities are seeking to immediately appeal a Pennsylvania federal judge's ruling that allowed a proposed class of student athletes to sue for minimum wage pay, arguing Thursday that other courts have ... (more story)
A Ninth Circuit ruling allowing California Private Attorneys General Act claims to be litigated in court even if there is an arbitration agreement lets workers circumvent arbitration responsibilities, the U.S.... (more story)
A proposed class and collective action of switchers from Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. filed a suit in New York federal court accusing the shipping company of failing to pay overtime wages, lying about time r... (more story)
A Rhode Island federal judge preliminarily approved a class action settlement of $1.5 million to exotic dancers for a suit claiming their employer misclassified the adult entertainers and owed them unpaid wages.
An Ohio company that operates a chain of nursing homes failed to pay them the overtime they were entitled to, according to a proposed class and collective action filed Friday in federal court.
An Olam Americas Inc. unit and a group of employees agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging workers were not paid for off-the-clock work, after a California federal judge preliminarily approved the $4.5 million de... (more story)
Two military servicemembers have urged a Colorado federal judge to grant an injunction against the Pentagon's mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, saying they are being forced to take an "unlicensed" vaccin... (more story)
Employees of federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8 even if they are not working directly on a government contract, the Biden administration s... (more story)
A health care marketing consultant wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Fourth Circuit decision backing an order that he and two others collectively had to pay about $114 million in a False Claims Act case.